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ABC
Oct 9, 2012 6:30pm EDT
stevens and abc's jon karl is standing by with this late news. jon? >> reporter: this is ahead of a major congressional hearing tomorrow into what happened in that attack on our consulate in libyament and we are hearing new details, details that we have never heard before about what went down and this is significantly different than what we were told at the time. at the time as you recall we were told it was a protest that went bad and became an attack. now we are told there was no protest going on outside that embassy. the first indication that they heard anything outside the walls of the embassy, of the consulate compound was an explosion and gunfire. they looked through a camera to see what was going on and we are told they saw a large number of armed men coming in and approaching that compound. we're told it was a very complex attack without precedent in u.s. diplomatic history, we've never seen an attack like this in libya or anywhere else we were told, by this senior state department official. so, diane, one other fascinating detail is they still don't know how ambassador stevens go
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
their own supersmackdown. just hours before their faceoff, jon stewart is here, going head-to-head. and he's in a fighting mood. >> oh, yeah. it's on. >>> little debate poster up there. good morning, america. glad to have lara back. elizabeth vargas here, as well. it was a big night for the white house. president obama and mitt romney facing off in the first crucial debate in denver. overnight polls give romney the win. the question, now, will it boost him enough in those key battleground states? >> it was the most-tweeted event in social history. our political team is standing by with a full roundup of the night. and what this means for both candidates, with just 33 days to go until the final vote. >> we're closing in right now. and josh and sam, you had a special visit yesterday. robin tweeted out the first v picture since her transplant in the visit. >> sam and i went, hoping to raise her spirits. the morning after, our spirits remain raised. it was a beautiful afternoon. >> can't wait to hear more about it. >>> let's get more about the first big debate. "your voice, your vote." our pow
ABC
Oct 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
a pivotal role in so many battles and comfortable base battles. here tonight, jon karl. >> reporter: he was a native of kansas but chose pennsylvania to be his home. after law school at yale, he settled in philadelphia, rising in the prosecutor's office to become district attorney. he took a break in 1964 to work on the warren commission, helping develop the single-bullet theory. specter was elected to the senate in 1980 where he became a fiercely even-handed centrist. he helped sink robert bork's supreme court nomination. >> judge bork i think with all respect you're putting the rabbit in your hat. >> reporter: his tough grilling of anita hill angered democrats. >> i object to that vociferously. i'm asking questions here. >> reporter: and hped lift clarence thomas to the high court. in 2009 he again infuriated republicans by supporting president obama's $800 billion stimulus bill. he lost the support of his party and became a democrat. but pennsylvania democrats didn't return the favor and he lost his bid for a sixth term in the democratic primary. specter battled cancer in 2005 and ag
ABC
Oct 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
really wants to see. the comedian versus the cable news anchor. jon stewart and bill o'reilly faceoff in rumble 2012. we'll handicap the showdown and look at how the opponents are getting ready. is stewart really prepping with colbert and a chicken? nothing would surprise me with jon stewart. >> sounds about right. >>> we're going to start with an amber alert in colorado. the fbi has joined the search for jessica rodriguez, last seen leaving for school yesterday morning. she never arrived. clayt clayton sandell is on this story. clayton? >> reporter: good morning to you, dan. 50 police officers, including the fbi, are search right now, overnight using bloodhounds in temperatures that near freezing. and no sign of jessica. a desperate search under way for a 10-year-old last seen nearly 24 hours a ago. the last time anybody saw jessica was 8:30 friday morning. she left to walk three blocks to meet friends for a walk to school. a route she did every day. but she never got there. when jessica didn't show up for class, the school called her home. but jessica's mother, who works the overnig
ABC
Oct 17, 2012 12:00am EDT
rock, alicia keys, the avett brothers, tracy morgan, kelly ripa, sharon jones and the dap kings, jon stewart and stephen colbert, vampire weekend and david letterman, too. it should be a great final week of my life. we've been getting, i asked people because i wanted to make sure people who really enjoy the show get tickets and not scalpers, we asked people to send an e-mail to guillermo. did you read any of these e-mails? >> guillermo: a few. >> jimmy: a few? and by a few you mean none? >> guillermo: yeah. >> jimmy: yeah. [ laughter ] this guy named justin says, he wrote to tickle me guillermo at yahoo!.com, i tell you why i deserve tickets, they're for my mom who asked me to lie to you and say it's her birthday which i'm go do also going to lie to co-workers to say it's her ba h birthday, because i need to leave early for the birthday dinner. 115 pound asian american who can play keyboard with feet and juggle plates. who can say no to that? we could. i'm homeless and need a warm place to be in. i also have a homeless lover so two tickets please. this is the way to do it, paul says
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 2:30am EDT
this and we will have the new toll from the contaminated injections. >>> so what happened when jon stewart and bill o'reilly duked it out in their big debate? kind of doing what other candidates were not able to do during the real debate. >> clash of the tightens there. >>> and ben affleck's biggest hit. he hits a car and leaves a note, and how nice, we'll tell you what he wrote. when you have that kind of money, here's my info. >> you can take out my minivan anytime you want, ben. >> you are a fan, huh? >> yeah, but i want to get the upgrade. >> courtesy of ben? >>> and obama and romney on opposite sides of the country. >>> this morning a. new gallop poll showing a tighter race after the debate. the president is up by just three points after being up by six points at his peak. and we have the latest from the campaign trail. >> reporter: california's safely in obama's corner but he is not there looking for votes, and he is there raising campaign cash. a lot of it. >> are you fired up. >> reporter: the stars came out. george clooney, and stevie wonder, and john bon jovi and katy perry all t
ABC
Oct 12, 2012 6:30pm EDT
with abc's jonathan karl right now. jon? >> reporter: diane, it was an even harder fought than the presidential debate, but today, both men quickly hit the campaign trail, trying to take advantage of whatever momentum they can. fresh off the big debate, joe biden rallied supporters in lacross, wisconsin -- paul ryan's home state. >> i am sure you observed last night, we had a little bit of a debate. >> reporter: ryan, out for a family breakfast in kentucky, seemed pleased, too. >> i feel great. >> reporter: it was a debate that sets the stage for the campaign's final month, laying out big differences on the central issues. like whether tax rates can be lowered without adding to the deficit. >> not mathematically possible. >> it is mathematically possible. it's been done before. it's precisely what we're proposing. >> it has never been done before. >> it's been done a couple of times, actually. >> it has never been done before. >> jack kennedy lowered tax rates, increased growth. ronald reagan -- >> oh, now you're jack kennedy? >> reporter: biden went right at ryan over mitt rom
ABC
Oct 15, 2012 6:30pm EDT
's jon karl brings us an exclusive first look at a report which shows 100 ways in which congress is still wasting nearly $18 billion in taxpayer money. jon has our washington watchdog tonight. >> reporter: chances are, when you think "nonprofit," you don't think the national football league. after all, the nfl pulled in more than $9 billion last year but the league calls itself a nonprofit organization and avoids paying some $40 million in taxes every year. >> we have some of the biggest corporations in america paying no taxes whatsoever. you know something is wrong with the code. >> reporter: the nfl loophole is just one of the examples in senator tom coburn's new "wastebook 2012 report" on government waste. there's the $325,000 squirrel robot. it looks so real, it can fool a rattlesnake. the million dollar martian menu. nasa has no planes for a manned mission to the red planet, but it is spending nearly $1 million a year researching the kind of food to eat there. and the lake murray airport in oklahoma, just one flight a month, but it gets $150,000 a year from the faa. the oklahoma airp
ABC
Oct 17, 2012 6:30pm EDT
service must have been on edge. >> they must have been, jon. so, you told me, there was somebody else in the room who won. a surprising winner? >> reporter: yes, diane. the clear winner of last night's debate was jeremy epstein. he was that 20-year-old college student who asked the very first question about getting a job after he graduates. well, since then, get jeremy a job has been trending on twitter. a sign that his job prospects are up and after the debate, he talked to both candidates, even got a promise out of mitt romney for a job after he gets out of college -- but diane, i don't know if that will happen. jeremy told us he is no longer an undecided voter. if the election were today, he said he would vote for obama. >> oh, but talk about networking. thank you, jon, weighing in his own scorecard tonight. >>> we have more evidence tonight that the u.s. housing market is coming back to life. the number of new homes constructed in september jumped 15% in one month. and that is the fastest rate of new construction since the early days of the recession, in july 2008. something else
ABC
Oct 19, 2012 4:00am EDT
daily show with jon stewart," and things took a serious turn discussing the consulate in benghazi, libya. >> we had to ramp up security around the world. >> reporter: president obama heads to virginia. while mitt romney campaigns in florida. the latest gallup poll shows mitt romney leading by seven points, 52% to 45%. but polls of the battleground states that will decide the election show a much tighter race. paula and john? >> tahman bradley, in washington. thank you for that much-needed humor from that dinner, tahman. >> indeed. >>> as for the candidates' wives, ann romney presented her husband's shift on abortion on "the view." he was opposing abortion when it came to creating embryos for stem cell research. and first lady michelle obama appears on "live with kelly and michael." in response to rapid-fire questions she says her guilty questions are french fries and the real housewives. the candidates will showdown monday night at 9:00 eastern. we'll have live coverage here on abc. >>> now, to the shocking child sex abuse scandal plaguing the boy scouts. decades of allegations released
ABC
Oct 28, 2012 6:00pm EDT
upend this final stretch? here's abc's senior political correspondent jon karl tonight. >> reporter: it's mother nature's october surprise. a storm so big and so destructive, it could throw the campaign's final week into chaos. >> the storm will throw a little bit of havoc into the race. >> reporter: for president obama, it meant canceling two upcoming events and visiting fema headquarters, vowing an immediate response to the storm. >> we're going to cut through red tape, we're not going to get bogged down with a lot of rules. we want to make sure we are anticipating and leaning forward. >> reporter: there are political stakes, too. a chance for the president to show decisive leadership or to take the blame if the response is bungled. all told, 16 campaign events have already been canceled. mitt romney canceled three in virginia, moving westward to ohio, where he met up with paul ryan. >> today, when we get home, put in our prayers the people who are in the east coast, in the wake of this big storm that's coming. let's not forget those fellow americans of ours. >> reporter: with just ni
ABC
Oct 18, 2012 7:00pm EDT
appearances. today, on the jon stewart "daily show" and annthe president and ann romeny on "the >> loudon county is a bellwether county. the highest median income of any in the country nearly $120,000. last august, president obama said "we won last time i 11 county, and if we win again, we win virginia, and if we winvirginia, we win the election." >> i think it is up for grabs. i think the president has a good chance to take this county and this town, but governor romney has been running a fairly strong campaign. >> latin county is the new va with an old virginian name, the namesake of early gladden, who according to historians was a person utterly lacking in initiative ability and intelligence, quite unlike today's up-and-coming citizens. >> my opinion is -- the county is leaning republican. i am and small business owner in leesburg, and i think more people are moving towards the republican idea. >> some folks cannot get past mitt romney's 47% remark. >> i believe that obama has articulated a strategy that takes care of the greatest number of people and looks out for the common good. >>
ABC
Oct 19, 2012 6:00pm EDT
with jon stewrat, he was asked about his debate appearance. >> i am which debate was which? >> the interview turned serious about libya. >> it is not optimal when killed.s get to fix it.g all of it. >> of both candidates got new endorsements from major newspapers. there was a split decision. the orlando sentinel said it is endorsing mitt romney, the tampa giving itss endorsement to barack obama. weekend, the candidates prepping ahead of the third and final debate. to watch it one 9:00 andday night to let us knowe what to think about what they are saying by logging onto the oftant reaction page wjla.com on your computer or smartphone. >> president obama's debate him raise ahelped record amount of money. obama campaign confirms it biggest single fund- raising day on wednesday. numbers have not been released. includes fund-raising during campaign as well. >> new developments in the involving a police officer. the officer was not wearing his belt at the time of the crash. bowden died when his cruiser slammed into a poll yesterday. friends and colleagues reflect his life and car
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 9:00pm EDT
and jake tapper, david muir and jon karl are standing by. jake? lead us off. >> reporter: well, the obama campaign says they feel vice president biden did the forceful job he needs to do. a top democrat i spoke with earlier was worried that the age difference would play poorly for the vice president, being 69, that he feared he would seem tired. obviously vice president biden came ready to play. i think it's fair to say that jason sudeikis who plays him on "saturday night live" has a lot of ammunition for saturday night. democrats will be energized by the vice president's performance. they will be excited and it tees up president obama well. i agree with nicolle that i think it's different to see how it will play with independents, the moderates. but democrats feel very good about the vice president's performance and feel this will be a good way or the alley-oop for president obama. >> david muir? >> i got to tell you, george, a lot different from last week in denver where i was hearing from key advisers toward the key of the debate that romney made a lot of points on the economy, it was
ABC
Oct 18, 2012 2:35am EDT
, appearance on jon stewart's show, and he and romney will address a bipartisan dinner here in new york tonight. >>> yesterday, romney was reaching out to women voters. he told crowds in virginia that the president has failed america's women, by not sufficiently boosting the economy. and romney promised that if mr. obama is re-elected it will be more of the same. >> i think it is interesting, with two presidential debates gone, the president still hasn't found an agenda for his second term. we have an agenda for our term. and our agenda is going to get this country working again. >> romney also said that over 3.5 million more women are now in pof teverty than when the president took office. up more debate, monday night, in florida, the topic, foreign policy. they estimated 1/5 of the population was watching the second debate last night. >> good to know right? >> it is very good to know. some numbers here. i know you are a cruncher, how many days to the election? >> 19. >> become to back gallup polls, give romney the edge. and there are new stats out that say, well first time, that romney has th
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 12:00am EDT
guests will be chris rock, howard stern, alicia keys, tracy morgan, kelly ripa, jon stewart and stephen colbert, vampire weekend and david letterman. when we travel our show, which isn't on. we like to send an advance team to spread goodwill. our goodwill ambassador is my cousin sal. we sent him and his hidden cameras to one of the great pete rezas in the world. he worked behind the counter and made some new friends along the way. ♪ >> all right, what can i get you? >> six squares to go. >> sonny, we need six squares. bring him those two for now. i'm going to let my son get those. $13.50. here you go -- oh. >> ah, what are you going to do? bring your kid to work day. >> sorry. >> that's all right. that's okay. he doesn't care. you're my baby. i love you. look at how sweet he is, huh? all right, that's two. >> don't give me these. >> huh? >> don't give me these. >> the kids just -- >> i'm not going to take them. >> let's not make a big deal. >> i don't want them. >> why not? >> on the floor. are you kidding many e? >> the kid dropped them. >> give them to the kid. >> tell him you didn'
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 6:30pm EDT
, the jokes. and abc's jon karl spokes us the perils. >> i can't, the third one, i can't. sorry. oops. >> reporter: some debate moments just don't need late-night comedians to be memorable. for the rest, there's "saturday night live." >> let me just sum up. on track. stay the course. 1,000 points of light. >> governor dukakis rebuttal. >> i can't believe i'm losing to this guy. >> reporter: over the years, the "snl" parodies have been more memorable sometimes than the debates themselves. >> can i call you joe? >> of course. >> okay, because i cpracticed a couple of zingers where i call you joe. >> reporter: when you think of palin facing off against biden, you're probably more likely to think of this. >> john mccain and i, we're a couple of mavericks. and gosh darn it, we're going to take that maverick energy right to washington and we're going to use it to fix this financial crisis. >> reporter: the real al gore was so stiff in his first debate -- >> i will put medicare and social security in a lockbox. >> reporter: -- his staff made him watch this. >> one of the keys to the lockbox
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 6:30pm EDT
, quote, should be confined to crazy town. diane? >> all right, jon karl reporting in from washington. >>> and there will be a lot more on all of this, sunday on "this week," george stephanopoulos will break it down with bill o'reilly, james carville and mary mat lynne. >>> and we turn next to the new clues in the mystery surrounding the death of the u.s. ambassador, chris stevens, and three other americans in libya. there is a report that two men from tunisia were held for questioning in turkey. and abc news has a provocative document tonight. it is a request from the americans on the ground in libya for help with protection. it raises the question about the state department's response and abc's jake tapper shows us that document. >> reporter: the members of the u.s. military serving as security support team at the u.s. embassy in tripoli, libya, wanted to keep a small airplane in the country. according to a government source, that was so the team, changed with providing extra security at diplomatic posts, could travel around the country along with their weapons. but state department
ABC
Oct 6, 2012 12:00pm EDT
bill o'reilly's liver." >> ready to rubber? >> bill o'reilly will face on this at 8:00 with jon stewart. >> do you see me as mitt romney? is that how you will frame the stacks i see you as an abominable snowman. >> so much for talking down. >> was going to win? >> john stuart will eat a bill reilly's liver. >> what is the protocol for to people about the debate that is it a wedding the indexthing? there'll be an hour of debate. >> i wanted to work on speed. i chased a chicken around the studio. the moderator will be easy hill. >> you have to remember for stewart and his 18 writers. >> cannot wait. bring it on. one of the most popular events is back this week. it will be serving it up for the next three days. more than 70 area restaurants will fill up five city blocks offering a variety of tastings. there'll be live music as well. iran's from monday from noon to 7:00. for more information go to the tasteofdc.org. >> meanwhile, students are marching in support of the maryland a dream act. it would allow illegal immigrants to pay in state tuition of their parents have paid taxes and attend
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
on the weekend. commentator tv leaningreilly and left- host jon stewart faced off in a presidential debate on real issues at george washington .niversity demand was so high to see them that crashed the servers. be available for download. it's 43 degrees outside this monday morning. >> still ahead, it's a big day tomorrow for >> welcome back. i'm brian van de graaff. jacqui jeras is attending a conference. we should be in the low 70's this time of year. today we will be back in the mid again.ce there is a frost advisory virginia,st shenandoah, and so forth. we will have a few sticks of some this afternoon. this morning. becoming mostly cloudy today. highs in the mid 50's. couple light showers this heavy.on, nothing a nice warming trend. the seven-day forecast coming up. the traffic is light. very few people out so far this so that will make for a very nice ride. a live look at va. 110 moving well. there's a paving operation on lorton.in we are alternating lane closures. effect untilin southbound.ound and moving well heading up to 395. hov lane restrictions are listed 395, 95, and 66, and 27
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
the same. [laughter] >> stars last night included george clooney, stevie wonder, jon bon jovi, and katie perry. >> there's a new poll on gay marriage and gambling in maryland. >> . let's go to > >> this comes from our radio partners at wtop. it has to do with maryland and question 6 which is the civil marriage protection act. the polls show that one out of six maryland residents and would vote for allowing gay and lesbian couples to obtain a marriage license and 34% would vote against it. now through question 7, the gambling expansion in maryland. 48% of maryland voters say they are in favor of expanding commercial gaming while 46% would vote against it. that is very close. we have seen a lot of commercials about that in recent weeks. the poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.1%. maryland voters will have a chance to vote on these issues on november 6. we have seen the redskins coming out in favor of gaming and a lot of commercials with people against it. the poll's sampling involves anne arundel, calvert, charles frederick, montgomery, and prince george's. back to you. >> thank
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 6:30pm EDT
coickc cocomics will be out in force tomorrow. abc's jon karl now with the funnest things from debates past. >> reporter: ah, the vice presidency. two v.p.'s ended up on mt. rushmore. more than a dozen eventually became president. but let's be candid, the office of vice president has usually benn the rodney dangerfield of american politics. >> get no respect. no respect. >> reporter: just look at the tv show "veep." >> did the president call? >> no. >> no. >> reporter: julia louis-dreyfus plays a v.p. with almost nothing to do. >> reporter: it's not a new phenomenon. the very first veep dramatized on the hbo series "john adams" put it best. >> i am vice president, yes, and in this i am nothing, but i may be everything. >> reporter: over there years, there have been some sordid characters in the office. vice president tompkins, monroe's number two, was often so drunk presiding over the senate that congress refused to pay his 23full salary. vice president dan quayle had some real responsibilities but he may be best remembered for this ill-fated spelling lesson. >> potato. >> reporter: at
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 6:30pm EDT
and cannot do. and abc's jon karl has pored over the 21 pages. >> reporter: rock stars make all kinds of demands when they perform. van halen wants no brown m&ms in the dressing room. mariah carey insists on custom toilet paper, white roses and vanilla aromatherapy candles. obama and romney have demands, too -- all in a 21-page agreement. tonight, identical director's chairs and foot rests and they must stay in their predesignated area. no wandering around the stage like john mccain or charging your opponent like al gore did to george bush. and like football, lots of koij tosses which determines who gets the first question. past candidates had demands too. al gore worried about sweating. wanted the room 55 degrees and michael dukakis who is quite a bit shorter an the elder george bush negotiated a little boost hidden beneath the carpet behind the podium. take a look at that again. as dukakis goes back behind the podium, he also gets up onto something the debate commission called the "pitcher's mound." and suddenly he's just about as tall as george bush. the obama/romney agreement says
ABC
Oct 18, 2012 6:00am EDT
with jon stewart." >> all up and down the east coast, people will shake it out. multi state earthquake drill. out ifess we will find we are prepared. content:18 -- the washington is proof of how a region like this can be affected earthquake. has been over one year since surprising 5.8 tremor. this landmark remains closed for repairs. officials will be paying more during the national shake out. a crucial role in areas like carolinaict and south england where unusual occurred recently. an important exercise on the whereoast a big one is nothe ratherion of if but when. today will be the first thecial drill in southeastern united states. fema,als with the usgs, homeland security will be a schools around the showing kids how to find shelter, get on the floor, cover head, and hold on. an interesting nugget, that year inke last virginia, the most widely felt in u.s. history. reporting live, john gonzales. >> thank you very much. we are getting more video in from a rare earthquake that of mainehe state earlier this week. >> the magnitude 4.0 earthquake surprised -- you can see it startled this
ABC
Oct 19, 2012 6:30pm EDT
wrong in benghazi? and why was the administration's response so confusing? last night, comedian jon stewart took his turn. >> i would say you would admit it was not the optimal response, at least to the american people as far as us all being on the same page. >> well, here's what i'll say. >> yeah. >> if four americans get killed, it's not optimal. >> right. >> and we're going to fix it. and -- >> all of it. >> all of it. >> reporter: that remains a work in progress. the president has vowed to bring those responsible to justice, but although government officials suggest that members of an extremist group were involved in the attack, two hours were spent on the pat yoel of a crowded luxury hotel last night with a leader of that group, as he sipped a strawberry frappe. this afternoon, republicans in congress released new images from the compound where ambassador chris stevens and three had americans died, including earlier photos from previous attacks in benghazi, highlighting how precarious the security situation had been. they released this chilling june cable from ambassador steven
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 6:30pm EDT
hill tonight, jonathan karl, thank you, jon. >>> and, there was news today about something american families trust to keep their children safe. school buses. a new investigation by our affiliate, wmar in baltimore. it shows school buses caught on tape, gunning it through red lights. abc's senior national correspondent jim avila has more. >> hug and kiss. >> reporter: parents trust them with precious lives. >> our bus driver is really good. i never seen speed. >> reporter: so, when moms and dads see pictures like this, school buses barrelling through red lights and caught hitting speeds 20 miles or more over the speed limit, it's shocking. >> on our lives, 50 lives that you just put in danger. >> reporter: this is baltimore, are our affiliate wmar-abc 2 investigates hundreds of speeding and red light camera violations, caught on tape. some of them had kids in the bus as it zoomed by the camera. >> we were absolutely stunned by the number of tickets that we found. >> reporter: it's not just baltimore. our cincinnati affiliate bought a radar gun. >> no way. >> reporter: they, too, were
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 6:30pm EDT
is a frivolous celebrity, not a leader. but there he is on "jay leno," at a rally with katy perry, and on jon stewart. >> i am doing great. >> reporter: like the fabled thief who said he robbed banks because that's where the money is, the obama campaign says the president is going to where the voters are. such as "inside edition." >> really popular show. >> reporter: especially the young voters they need to win. the president focuses on issues like student loans and cothat sepgs. the president, in our latest poll, is winning almost two-thirds of voters under 30, and he needs them to turn out in droves. thus, this from the first lady on "jimmy kimmel" -- >> election day! up and et 'em! >> reporter: actress leno dunham from the hbo series "girls" taped this web video ad about "your first time." >> you want to do it with a great guy. >> reporter: your first time voting, that is. and the randy nature of that web ad illustrates the potential downside to the president that he risk seeming unserious. one other note, diane, because of the pending arrival of hurricane sandy, some events with the presi
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 6:30pm EDT
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Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
. and also on top, jon stewart, he's going to be here on thursday, debating bill o'reilly on saturday. you know both men well. who is going to win? >> jon stewart will eat bill o'reilly's liver with fava beans. >> and relish. >> and a nice chianti. >> tell us about the book. you say right now the entertainment industry is not doing its part to fix the economy. >> by saying -- by portraying america as the greatest country it can be. it's one of the greatest exports we have in the united states, is our entertainment industry. we need more movies spread around the world that declare america's greatness at all times. >> we'll work on that. you have everybody over there working hard on it. they have the 3d glasses. >> the book is in 3d. it's very importantly in 3d. >> it actually is. >> after "avengers" came out in 3d and had a $250 million opening weekend, i realized that 2d books aren't good anymore. looks like the pages are just turning straight at you. >> get that little cam with it, too. >> that's not how 3d works. thank you for trying. >> i tried. >> i appreciate it. those are great glass
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Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
karl at the debate site in kentucky, where biden and ryan will square off. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, george. right down on that stage is the one and only showdown between vice president biden and paul an. and the stakes are as high as they've ever been for a vice presidential debate. paul ryan may not have as much experience as joe biden. but he's done least eight debates in previous congressional races, including this one, when he first ran for office and was just 27 years old. his opponent said he was young enough to be her son. ryan has never had a debate on a stage anywhere near as big as the one tonight. but two years ago, he did have a memorable faceoff against president obama at a bipartisan health care summit at the white house. >> i've got to tell you, the american people are engaged. and if you think they want a government takeover of health care, i would respectfully submit you're not listening to them. >> reporter: ryan spent a lot of time preparing for this, including numerous debate sessions. >> i like joe personally quite a bit. i just disag
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Oct 19, 2012 7:00am EDT
by the set of "the daily show," to mix it up with jon stewart. >> we have been speaking, no for a good 12 to 14 minutes. and i am curious. how many e-mails during that time do you think your campaign has sent me? >> it depends on whether you're maxed out. >> reporter: it was not all funny business. >> i would say even you admit it was not the optimal response, at least to the american people, as far as us all being on the same page. >> well, here's what i'll say. >> yep. >> if four americans get killed, it's not optimal. and we're going to fix it. all of it. all of it. >> reporter: some conservatives making hay out of the optimal comment. as you pointed out, romney is ahead in the gallup daily tracking point by seven points. obama leads in the states of wisconsin and iowa. romney showing momentum in florida, north carolina, virginia. it could come down to ohio. >> it sure will. and it will go down to the wire. we close in on monday's final debate, sunday "this week" rahm emanuel for the democrats. and florida senator, marco rubio for the gop. >>> and right now, josh elliott is here for th
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Oct 13, 2012 7:00am EDT
will stump in ohio for obama. and on thursday, the president joins jon stewart on "the daily show." it will be his sixth appearance and second from becoming president. but the performance that really matters is the one that comes next tuesday. the second presidential debate. mr. obama headed to williamsburg today, for a couple of days of practice. and mitt romney is doing debate practice this weekend. it is tuesday, the big time we see them in the second debate. >> indeed. a lot of democrats, especially, say those adjustments are key. >>> for more on this, we have john avlon, senior columnist for "newsweek" and "the daily beast." let's talk about benghazi. is this a potent issue? and does the killing of bin laden not top the attack? >> this killing in benghazi was at the wrong time for the obama administration. it's been a month since the attack. we haven't brought those killers to justice. that's a real problem. but foreign policy has long been the president's strength in polls. in large part because of the killing of osama bin laden. the benghazi attack doesn't take that away. i
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Oct 18, 2012 12:00am EDT
howard stern, chris rock, jon stewart and stephen colbert, tracy morgan, david letterman, music from alisa key, sharon jones and the dap kings and vampire weekend. that's all from the brooklyn academy of music. i don't know how we got all those great guests, but we did. and i don't want to question it. and next week, by the way, i should mention that michelle obama, the first lady, will be here. her husband's running for president, so -- [ applause ] join us for that. our first guest tonight is the whac-a-mole of tv stars. you turn one network off and he pops right up on another. you can see him on "the soup" on e!, "sons of anarchy" on fx and "community" on nbc. please welcome joel mchale. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: man almost of the people. >> yes. i want to get close but i do not want to touch. >> jimmy: i want to mention to this. whony b nn nny honey boo boo chn that chair just 48 hours ago. [ applause ] >> it's like moose jerkey and captain crunch and baby powder. she was right here. >> jimmy: the moose is from bristol palin. she was there, also. >> was june here? >> jimm
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Oct 24, 2012 12:00am EDT
ripa, chris rock, jon stewart, stephen colbert and david letterman. music guests will bealicia keys and vampire weekend, more names added to the list as we see fit. join us. i was born in brooklyn. depending on how much i eat next week i might die in brooklyn. tickets are sold out. please don't call my parents and ask for anymore. they have exceeded their limit. ify my family true turned no a forest. third and final debate between the major candidates went on in florida last night. think it was either a debate or the most boring episode of "the voice" ever. the chairs didn't even spin. did you watch this? the topic was -- don't get too excited about yourselves. foreign policy was the topic. most polls after the debate had the president winning decisively. cbs news poll of undecided voters had obama ahead 53 to 23%. i had just enough of these undecided voters. you can imagine going out to eat with these people? the cobb salad looks good. the turkey burger, how is the turkey burger? just order something. find it annoying that the people who can't decide are the one whose decide this.
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Oct 16, 2012 12:00am EDT
for the week include howard stern, chris rock, tracy morgan, kelly ripa, jon stewart, stephen colbert, and david letterman. [ cheers and applause ] that will be a big deal. and we will have music from alicia keys, the avett brothers, sharon jones and the dap kings and vampire weekend on halloween night. those will be our musical guests and we will have some surprise guests too, which means we haven't figured it all out yet again, the fun starts monday october 29th, our week in brooklyn. my birthplace. i might actually watch that week. our first guest is a 6 very funny and splendidly-dressed man. his show is called "parks and recreation." it airs thursdays at 9:30 on nbc, please say hello to aziz ansari. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ how are you? >> hi, how are you? >> >> jimmy: good to see you. i think this is a great thing. i always imagined doing something like this but i've never done it, going to another country and doing comedy shows in another country which you just did in australia. >> i was just in australia for a week. it was fun. >> jimmy: how did it go? where did you go? >> m
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Oct 3, 2012 2:35am EDT
ever. >> oh, my word. >> the most annoying sound ever. see,hi, i'm jon secada. yake yop did you ow that chronic hepatitis c affects approximately one million hispanic americans? each story is different, but for at least 20 yes my father never id how sick he was getting. he stayed silent, never talked over opthe optios with his doctor. if he had, maybe i'd be siting him at home, instead of here. if you still think there's's strength in silence, think again. talk to your doctor about your options and learn more at tune in to hep c dot com. >>> this morning on "world news now" -- round one. the presidential candidates are hours away from their first face-to-face debate. >> while they were doing last-minute preparations, the vice presidential candidates were trading barbs. it's wednesday, october 3rd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> i'm paula faris. on this wednesday. right? >> yeah, wednesday. i think so. >> i even have to think what year it is. what month. >> it's hump day. >> i do think i know my name. >> check.
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Oct 11, 2012 2:35am EDT
the most. end up being what harms you the most. you hi, i'm jon secada. did you know that chroroc hepatitis c affects approximately one million hispanic americans? each story is different, but for at least 20 yearars my father never said how sick he was getting. he stayed silent, never talked over the options with his doctor. if he had, maybe i'd be vivisitg him at home, instead of here. if you still think there's's strength in silence, think again. talk to your doctor about your options and learn more at tune in to hep c dot com. >>> well when you think about counterfeit stuff, maybe you are thinking about money or fake luxury items. you are probably not thinking abut the airbags in your car, safe to say. >> you should be. in fact national traffic safety administration is warning about counterfeit airbags. abc's david kerley reports they look like the real thing but they're not. >> reporter: this airbag supposed to save your life explode. fire shooting out of the steering wheel. a count fit. here it is again. the fake literally shooting parts and flames. right act the driver. or this bag,
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Oct 16, 2012 2:35am EDT
will be home soon, britney. keep them vitles hot. hi, i'm jon secada. did you knknow that chronic hepatitis c affects approximimately one million hispanic americans? each story is different, but for at least 20 years my father never said how sick he was getting. he stayed silent, never talked over the options with his doctor. if he had, maybe i'd be siting him at home, instead of here. if you still think there's strength in silence, talk to your doctor about your options and learn momore at tune in to hep c dot com. >>> this morning on "world news now" -- ready for a rematch. the presidential candidates face off tonight in their second debate. >> this time, audience members at the town hall-style event will get to ask the questions. it is tuesday, october 16th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> i love that new voice. >> me too. >> this is "world news now." a cross between sexy and constipated. it's good. >> you can relate. let's do the whole show in the voice. >> good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> i'm paula faris. we are going to get a preview of round two of
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Oct 19, 2012 2:35am EDT
to hear later in the half-hour. earlier, the president taped an appearance of jon stewart's show where things begin to get serious about policy talk. >> when middle-class families do well, ladders of opportunity for poor families to get into the middle-class. the entire economy does well. when a few folks are doing well at the top and everybody else is getting squeezed the economy grows slower. mr. obama criticized himself and joked a bit about vice president biden and "50 shades of grey." third presidential debate takes place monday. and candidates go one-on-one for a final time. we well have complete coverage. all starts at 9:00 p.m. eastern and 6:00 pacific. >>> new questions this morning about quazi nafis, the man accused of trying to bomb the federal reserve bank. and the way he made to new york. he entered on a student visa to attend college in missouri then transferred to new york. new york senator charles shumer said that should have raised some red flags. >> we do know that the student visa program in the hand of a few wrong-doers, so-called sham universities around the countr
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Oct 21, 2012 10:00am EDT
question, lisa. last year, jon karl got into this as part of the "world news'" made in america series. all of the products at the u.s. capitol gift shop were made in america. we took your question to the white house, they haven't gotten back to us yet. we'll follow up. send your question to me on facebook and twitter. >>> and that's all for us today. thank you for sharing part of your sunday with us. check out "world news" with david muir night and tune in tomorrow night for one-on-one candidate debate at 9:00 eastern/6:00 pacific. i'll see you tomorrow on "good morning america."
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Oct 24, 2012 2:35am EDT
to the song of the year, gangnam style. ♪ oh sexy lady hi, i'm jon secada. did you know that chnic hepatitis c affects approxately one million hispanic americans? each story is different, but for at least 20 years my father nevever said how sik he was getting. he stayed silent, never talked over the options with his doctor. if he had, maybe i'd be siting hiat home, instead of here. if you still think there's strength in silence, think again. talk to your doctor about your options and learn more at tune in to hep c dot com. >>> this morning on "world news now" -- a razor-thin race. a new poll shows president obama and mitt romney separated by less than 1%. >> it is yet more evidence of how every single vote will count in this election. it is wednesday, october 24th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good morning, everyone. i'm paula faris. >> and i'm rob nelson. the poll comes as both candidates prepare for an epic road trip trying to bring their message to as many voters as possible in these final days. >> if we had 60 states in our great land i think they would try to
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Oct 26, 2012 2:35am EDT
news now" continues after this from our abc stations. hi, i'm jon secada. did you ow that chroninic hepatitis c affects approxately one million hispan americans? each story is different, but for at least 20 years my father never said how sick he was getting. he stayed silent, never talked over the options with his doctor. if he had, maybe i'd be siting him at home, instead of here. if you still think there's's strength in silence, talk to your doctor about your options and learn re at tune in to hep c dot com. ♪ ♪ skinny ♪ ♪ so skinny ♪ ♪ skinny ♪ ♪ so skinny >> i had an awful time getting to sleep yesterday. i'm exhausted to night. flipping through the channels and hoping to catch the ladies of "the view." >> you tivo. >> caught it. i was glad i did. i caught barbara walters, kind of giving donald trump a tongue lashing, obviously. he made news this week, challenging the president. hey, release your college records and your passport records and, $5 million to your favorite charity. that's how donald tried to make news this week. so, that didn't sit well with barbara
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Oct 19, 2012 12:00am EDT
stern, chris rock, alicia keys, tracy morgan, kelly ripa, jon stewart and stephen colbert, vampire weekend and david letterman, so join us for all that. our first guest tonight is an emmy-nominated actor who gave my life meaning for six glorious seasons of "lost." but we've moved on, or, at least he has moved on. starting tomorrow, you can see him opposite a very serious tyler perry in the new thriller "alex cross." please say hello to matthew fox. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: how it's going? i have to say, i'm nervous. i watched yr movie today and you're a very bad guy in the movie. >> yeah. >> jimmy: and you're very scary in the movie. >> i tried to be. >> jimmy: and not just acting wise. fuzzicly, you are terrifying in the movie. look at this. this is a photograph. mma fighting you're doing. you have veins in places whe s they aren't. there are veins in your nose. how did this happen? you didn't work out, did you? >> a little bit. >> jimmy: you did? >> a little bit. >> jimmy: interesting. >> a lot of dieting, too. >> jimmy: how much? like, did you eat nothing? >> ah -- not
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Oct 20, 2012 12:00am EDT
, jennifer hudson, jon bon jovi and a special appearance by george clooney. if obama goes more than a month without seeing george clooney he gets nervous. one performer not invited was a gentleman named william tapley. he refers to himself as quote, third eagle of the apocalypse and co-prophet of the end times. that's kind of like being a co-host, like, "live with kelly and michael." michael is the co -- host, in the case, profelt of tphet of t apocalypse. mr. tapley has been posting original songs on his youtube channel and his latest is ant anti-obama anthem called "take the r train." catchy tune that reveals shocking facts about our president. ♪ let's out obama like "newsweek" today ♪ ♪ he is our first gay president ♪ ♪ after november ♪ michelle will leave ♪ then he'll shack up with ♪ george, ed or steve >> jimmy: that seems hypocritical to me. i mean, can we look at this from the other side, from the other angle of this song? yes. [ laughter ] he's republican in the front and party in the back. [ applause ] meanwhi meanwhile, mitt romney is on the campaign trail, talking
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Oct 5, 2012 12:00am EDT
shows? are people going to stand in line to meet jon gosselin? is somebody going to pay 50 bucks to get a picture with kendall kardashian? i think we need to start planning for this. anyway, "jersey shore," after five seasons, remember, it's still the only place on tv where you can see small orange women peeing in parking lots, so -- [ laughter ] facebook just reached a major milestone. ceo mark zuckerberg announced this morning that his site now has 1 billion users. if facebook were a country, it would be the number three largest country in the world. and the number one least productive country in the world. [ laughter ] facebook also announced that they're testing a new feature called promote, which will allow users to pay to have their posts moved to the top of your news feed. for $7, facebook will put your post on top of everyone else's. perfect way to say, what i lack in cleverness, i make up for in money. it seems to me facebook is working very hard all the time to come up with new ways to make us hate facebook. but they say they are doing this in an attempt to find sources of rev
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Oct 16, 2012 9:00pm EDT
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Oct 31, 2012 7:00am EDT
. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, george. that storm did not delay this campaign for long. joe biden and mitt romney will be campaigning hard down here in florida today. the storm has forced the president to cancel several campaign events. but it has also given him a chance to show some presidential leadership. >> my message to the federal government, no bureaucracy, no red tape. get resources where they're needed. >> reporter: and later today, he'll get a firsthand look at the damage on the new jersey shore, with none other than the state's republican governor, chris christie. christie is a die-hard romney supporter. but he's had nothing but praise for the president's handling of the storm, which he says is all that really counts right now. >> i don't give a damn about election day. it doesn't matter a lick to me at the moment. i've got much bigger fish to fry than that. so do the people of the state of new jersey. >> reporter: romney, after cancelling eight events in five states, turned a planned rally in ohio into a makeshift aid relief effort. >> a lot of people will b
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Oct 15, 2012 2:30am EDT
. >> jon stewart has been pretty relentless. in fact, the president is going back to the "daily show" this thursday. should be good. >> he is a brave soul. >> thank you for watching this half-hour. don't forget to check us out on facebook. >> that's it. more from abc coming up next. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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Oct 17, 2012 2:35am EDT
the "pitcher's mound," and suddenly he's just about as tall as george bush. and check out how jon stewart boosted his height against bill o'reilly, but the obama/romney agreement says no height boost for either candidate, and a source deep inside the back room talks tells abc news that one of these past candidates -- we can't say which one -- insisted that the cameras be repositioned so as not to show his bald spot, but never any demands about brown m&ms. jonathan karl, abc news, washington. >>> oh. >> you're not following our writers on this show, paula. >> height difference are we talking about. >> thank you. there we go. that is how we roll. on the overnights. >> yeah, we're just kind of leaving ourselves like teeing everybody up for a bad, sick, inappropriate joke right now. >> is it comfortable down there? >> i'm going to rise to the occasion. >> there you go. come on up. join us, everybody. no crazy demands on the overnight. just love of the job. >> just love, three diet cokes. >> that's all. >> some kim kardashian posters. >> hmm. >> what was that again? that onion makes me cry. >>
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